There are two things to aim at in life: first, to get what you want; and, after that, to enjoy it. Only the wisest of mankind achieve the second.
Logan Smith (1865 - 1946)
Source: Afterthoughts, 1931
Contributed by: Zaady
Isn't it odd that flowers are the reproductive organs of the plants they grow on?
I can't forgive my friends for dying; I don't find these vanishing acts of theirs at all amusing.
What I like in a good author is not what he says, but what he whispers.
Happiness is a wine of the rarest vintage, and seems insipid to a vulgar taste.
When they come downstairs from their Ivory Towers, idealists are very apt to walk straight into the gutter.
If you are losing your leisure, look out; you may be losing your soul.
How can they say my life is not a success? Have I not for more than 60 years got enough to eat and escaped being eaten?
To suppose, as we all suppose, that we could be rich and not behave as the rich behave, is like supposing that we could drink all day and stay sober.
It is the wretchedness of being rich that you have to live with rich people.
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